Associations to the word «Opponent»


OPPONENT, noun. An individual or group who is a rival of another.
OPPONENT, noun. One who attempts to stop the progression of.
OPPONENT, noun. One who objects to.
OPPONENT, noun. In team sports, a player of an opposite team.
OPPONENT, adjective. Situated in front; opposite; hence, opposing; adverse; antagonistic.

Dictionary definition

OPPONENT, noun. A contestant that you are matched against.
OPPONENT, noun. Someone who offers opposition.
OPPONENT, adjective. Characterized by active hostility; "opponent (or opposing) armies".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy